Across all fields, technological development is fostering the collection of large amounts of complex datasets that require advanced data science skills to be organised, processed and successfully mined. Without novel machine learning methods able to interpret and extract knowledge from those datasets, our capacity to understand the world is severely limited. Data Science and Artificial Intelligence are two cross-disciplinary fields rooted at the grounds of computer science, mathematics, statistics and physics to advance our ability to understand complex phenomena through the use of massive data.

The Applied Data Science and Artificial Intelligence PhD Program (ADSAI) trains researchers and highly qualified experts in these disciplines, with broad focus on the applications to: natural and life sciences, industry, smart cities and transportation, economy and society.

ADSAI is an international doctorate course, taught in English, and it is offered by the University of Trieste, with the collaboration of researchers from other research institutions within the broader the Trieste area, among which SISSA (International School for Advanced Studies), ICTP (International Centre for Theoretical Physics), INAF (Astrophysics observatory), and Area Science Park (technological pask and tech transfer).

ADSAI Open Day

June 10, 2022

ADSAI 2022 PhD program presentation (June 15, 2022; 14:30 GMT+1). Room Morin, H2bis building, University of Trieste (in person) live streamed online on Microsoft Teams. The ADSAI Open Day is An opportunity to meet, in person or remotely, the ADSAI faculty. At the Open Day we will present the 2022 program and will be available to discuss application opportunities and the overall ADSAI program structure.

Call for 2022 is out

May 26, 2022

2022 call for application is out The call for application for 2022 is out. There are 14 funded scholarships available and 2 additional non-funded scholarships. Please visit the application page for further details.

Industry and natural sciences

Life sciences and medicine

Economy and society